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Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture

Monday, March 26, 2018
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
PB 36, Pre-Lecture Reception at 3pm outside of PB-38

Professor Takaaki Kajita of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo and 2015 Nobel Prize

Oscillating Neutrinos

Neutrinos have been assumed to have no mass. It was predicted that, if they have masses, they could change their type while they propagate. This phenomena is called neutrino oscillations. Neutrino oscillations was discovered by deep underground neutrino experiments. I will describe the discovery of neutrino oscillations and the implications of the small neutrino masses. The status and the future neutrino oscillation studies will also be described.

21st Annual Katzenstein Distinguished Lecture

Contact:

Caroline Cichocki

Physics Department (primary)

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